62. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
DOK Leipzig 28 October – 3 November 2019
62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
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Press Releases

02/2019, 27.06.2019

New prize for female directors at the DOK Co-Pro Market


The Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts will award a 5.000 Euro development prize


Female directors will have the chance to win a new prize at DOK Leipzig, in the form of financial support for the development of their film projects. Together with the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts (SMWK), DOK Leipzig will award an outstanding documentary film project selected for the DOK Co-Pro Market, further expanding the festival’s commitment to women in the documentary industry. The Development Prize for the Best Female Director of the Saxon State Minister for the Arts is endowed with 5,000 Euros. (...)


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01/2019, 04.03.2019

Let's Get Started: DOK Leipzig 2019 Is Open for Entries


From now on documentaries, animated films and animated documentaries of all lengths as well as interactive works can be submitted to the 62nd edition of DOK Leipzig. The submitted films may be nominated for one of the festival’s six prestigious competitions and several special awards with a total prize money of about 75,000 euros. Additionally, DOK Leipzig is a qualifying festival for the ACADEMY AWARDS© and the European Film Awards. (...)